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  1. Ridesharing discount offered in Louisiana for holiday periodRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana residents can get discounted rides home through the holidays in a partnership between the state highway safety commission and ridesharing company Lyft aimed at lessening drunken driving incidents. The News-Star reports that $5 discounts will be available in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe, New Orleans and Shreveport with the code "RIDESMARTLA" in the Lyft app.

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  2. Grant to fund Xavier disaster related contracts initiativeRead the original story

    Saturday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Xavier University of Louisiana says it has received a $465,894 grant to help minority businesses better prepare for disasters and their aftermath. The historically black, Catholic university in New Orleans says in a news release that the grant was awarded by the Minority Business Development Agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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  3. Police: Man in a cocainea wear spray-painted word across cityRead the original story

    Friday Dec 14 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Police in Louisiana say a man wearing a shirt and hat decorated with the word "cocaine" spray-painted the word along Bourbon Street in New Orleans. News outlets report the graffiti has 45-year-old Sean Harrington charged with criminal damage to property and a historic building.

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  4. Lawsuit: Louisiana Catholic priest raped boy, 17, in 1979Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 13 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A lawsuit says a Catholic Salesian priest has been accused of raping a teenager in the New Orleans area nearly 40 years ago. News outlets report the suit filed Wednesday in Orleans Parish Civil District Court does not reveal the man's identity, but says Salvatore "Father Sam" Isgro raped him in Marrero in 1979 when he was 17. Isgro died in 1990, and was not included in the list Archbishop of New Orleans Gregory Aymond released last month of 57 local clergymen credibly accused of child sex abuse.

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  5. Cajuns ready for new experience, postseason football outside of New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    During his seven year Tenure, now Austin Peay head coach Mark Hudspeth took Louisiana to five bowl games. The New Orleans Bowl, New Orleans Bowl, New Orleans Bowl, New Orleans Bowl, and the New Orleans Bowl.

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  6. Guilty plea in $3,000 robbery at a Louisiana WalmartRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 12 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Federal prosecutors say a man has pleaded guilty to a robbery that netted him $3,000 at a Louisiana Walmart. The U.S. Attorney's Office in New Orleans says in a Wednesday news release that 22-year-old Terry Madison III pleaded guilty to a federal robbery charge in connection with an April robbery at a Walmart Supercenter in Hammond.

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  7. DNA links Louisiana rape suspect to Kansas City sex assaultsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 12 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Court records say DNA has connected a man to several rapes in Louisiana and Missouri spanning more than a decade. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports 34-year-old Daniel Meridy is jailed in New Orleans on $1.6 million bond on suspicion of four counts each of first-degree rape and aggravated kidnapping.

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  8. Gant, Davis Lead Hot Shooting Cajuns Past Prairie View, 122-90Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    JaKeenan Gant and Jerekius Davis each scored a career-high 27 points and the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns scored its most points since the 1990-91 season with a 122-90 victory over Prairie View on Tuesday at the Cajundome. Marcus Stroman posted a double-double with 18 points and 11 assists as Louisiana won its fifth straight game and scored its most points since a 127-88 win over Tennessee State on December 20, 1990.

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  9. Austin Peay names Mark Hudspeth next football coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    It was first reported by FootballScoop.com. The former Ragin' Cajun head football coach spent 2018 as an assistant at Mississippi State.

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  10. Man wanted for shooting Jefferson Parish deputy capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The man who allegedly shot and wounded a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputy on Sunday night has been captured, according to authorities. The man, identified as 38-year-old Tyronne Louis, was arrested at a bus station in New Orleans early Tuesday morning, according to The Advocate .

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  11. Officials seek man accused of shooting Louisiana deputyRead the original story

    Monday Dec 10 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Authorities in Louisiana are searching for a man suspected of shooting and wounding a deputy responding to a disturbance at a Metairie hotel. The New Orleans Advocate reports the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says officials were still searching for 38-year-old Tyronne Louis as of early Monday.

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  12. Ochsner hikes minimum wage by $4 an hour to $12Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 8 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana's largest nonprofit health care system, Ochsner Health System, is raising its minimum wage to $12 per hour - about $4 per hour more than the roughly 1,200 affected employees were previously making. The legal minimum wage is currently at $7.25 but Ochsner was already paying a minimum of $8.10 per hour.

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  13. Wife released after reporting she shot her abusive husbandRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 8 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Authorities in a New Orleans suburb say a woman who reported that she had fatally shot her husband has been released without charges. The shooting happened Friday night in Metairie, in Jefferson Parish.

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  14. Panel says federal judge pursued inappropriate relationshipsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A panel of federal judges in New Orleans has found that a federal magistrate judge "inappropriately pursued social relationships" with an attorney who practices before him and with a court employee. The findings by a committee of the Judicial Council of the 5th Circuit are posted on the website of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals .

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  15. Jesuits release names of members and priests accused of sexual abuse, some with Acadiana tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province has released the names of Jesuit priests and members accused of sexual abuse of a minor. The list contains names of Jesuits who are or were members of the U.S. Central and Southern Province and it's predecessor entities: the New Orleans Province, the Missouri Province, or the Independent Region of Puerto Rico of the Society of Jesus.

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  16. Police: Off-duty sergeant shot in attempted robberyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 5 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    New Orleans police say an off-duty sheriff's office sergeant has been shot and injured during an attempted robbery. Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office in-house attorney Blake Acuri tells NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune that the 41-year-old sergeant was taken to a hospital for treatment.

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  17. $25M bond set for man accused of possession of child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Yesterday, the FBI New Orleans Child Exploitation Task Force and the Louisiana State Police arrested 59-year-old Edd Scafidel Jr. of Ponchatoula for possession of pornography involving juveniles. Scafidel faces more than 1,000 counts of possession and his bond was set at $25 million dollars.

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  18. Saints owner Gayle Benson pays off $100K in Walmart layawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson has paid off nearly $100,000 worth of layaway orders at a New Orleans Walmart. News outlets reported Tuesday that Benson has paid off more than 400 orders at the Tchoupitoulas Street store.

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  19. Report: Store called 911 on student for being a blackaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 4 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Advocates have filed a complaint in New Mexico on behalf of a college student who says a convenience store employee called police on him for "being arrogant because he's black." The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico this week filed a complaint with the New Mexico Human Rights Bureau on behalf of Jordan McDowell, an African American university student from New Orleans, following an August episode at a Santa Fe Allsup's convenience store.

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  20. New Orleans official: Workers a baileda amid water pump issueRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 4 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A New Orleans official says two high-level Sewerage and Water Board employees had "bailed" and were missing in action during issues that prompted a major boil water advisory. News outlets quote board Executive Director Ghassan Korban as saying during a City Council meeting Monday that the employees didn't communicate and weren't responsive during a power outage last month.

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